ISLAMABAD – Chairman Hashoo Group and renowned businessman Sadruddin Hashwani on Friday reached PM House to contribute to the Supreme Court of Pakistan and the Prime Minister of Pakistan Diamer-Bhasha and Mohmand Dams Fund.
Hashwani, 78, presented a cheque of Rs60 million to PM Imran Khan, who appreciated the businessman’s gesture to donate generously for the national cause, the Radio Pakistan reported.
Hashoo Group is a Pakistani multinational conglomerate headquartered in Islamabad founded in 1960 by Sadruddin Hashwani in Karachi. Mr Hashwani has an estimated net worth of Rs115 billion (Figures as per Sep 26, 2017).
Khan said that his government was working to construct large water reservoirs in the country to address the issue of water shortage in the country.
So far, an amount of Rs8,465,326,904 (Eight billion four hundred sixty-five million three hundred twenty-six thousand nine hundred four rupees) has been deposited to the dams fund.
The bank account bearing account No.03-593-299999-001-4 and IBN No. PK06SBPP0035932999990014 was opened this year after the CJP was briefed about the worsening water crisis in the country which could only be capped by the construction of new dams.
The CJP donated Rs1 million for the dams fund and asked the countrymen to follow the suite. Pakistan’s armed forces have contributed Rs1 billion for the cause.
PM Imran Khan has also urged the citizens to actively take part and donate to the fund so that the dams should be built to save future generations.